Grain facts and general information about grain products.
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Where Does Grain Come From:
Grains are fruits of grasses and plants. Whole kernels are called
Why We Need Grains:
Grains are a source of protein, carbohydrates and other minerals.
Rice- brown or white
Cornmeal or polenta
Grains also include wheat which is what we consume the most.
Wheat includes bread, pasta, flour, and many cereals. Whole
wheat is the best for your nutrition.
Grain Storage Tips:
Store in air tight containers. Many grains like white rice, white
flour and oats will last a long time stored this way. Brown rice,
whole wheat flour can be stored in your freezer or use within a few
months if stored in kitchen cupboards as they can go rancid.